Rockets Edge Pelicans as Westbrook Makes History

Milwaukee Bucks v Houston Rockets

Russell Westbrook posted his 139th career triple-double with 28 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds as the Rockets edged the Pelicans 126-123 in Houston.

Westbrook passed Magic Johnson for the second-most triple-doubles in NBA history.

James Harden contributed 29 points for the Rockets, who won their first game of the season.

Brandon Ingram had a game-high 35 points and 15 rebounds for New Orleans, who start the season with three losses.

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